Lauryn Ricketts is an American broadcast meteorologist who has been working with Washington based NBC4 network for ‘Storm Team 4’ show and contributes to 103.5 WTOP radio on weekday mornings.
Prior to joining NBC, she served as chief meteorologist at WHSV in Winchester and also worked at WRIC in Richmond, at WMAR and WBFF in Baltimore and at WTTG and WJLA in Washington.
Additionally, she succeeded in gaining national recognization for her forecasting capabilities while working for WHSV’s ‘Snowmeggedon’ show in Winchester.
Besides her profession, Lauryn enjoys playing with her cat Fluffy, listening to good music, and is a huge supporter of military and service members.
Her Wiki: Age & Education
The Winchester, Virginia native Lauryn Ricketts is currently 36 years old and holds her birthday on the 26th of August.
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Since her school days, she was very passionate about science and was fascinated by weather charts, cloud patterns, severe weather events, and even the stars at night.
Hence, she was sure that she wanted to be a meteorologist in the future.
In that process, Lauryn attended Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where she gained knowledge of meteorology.
Lauryn’s Married Life, Husband
Lauryn Ricketts is married to Eric Earnhardt, who is a Pennsylvania state’s soccer expert.
Lauryn Ricketts poses in front of a beautiful double-rainbow backdrop with her husband Eric Earnhardt on June 21, 2019 (Photo: Lauryn Ricketts's Instagram)
And much like her family details, she has also limited the details of her personal life and has only revealed a few things through her social media.
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While revealing a few details, she has disclosed the wedding date of hers, that being 16th June 2018.
Furthermore, Lauryn had first posted a picture with Eric on 2nd November 2015.
Lauryn Ricketts is an experienced weather journalist who possibly receives a good salary from her organization. However, she has not disclosed her salary amount, which hinders people from knowing her earnings.
Note: The average salary of a meteorologist in the United States is $55K per year, according to payscale.com.
Quick Facts About Lauryn Ricketts
- She worked under Chief Meteorologist John Bernier at WRIC which helped her to gain valuable experience.
- Over her career, she has forecasted severe weather news, including Hurricane Isabel in 2003 that left parts of Virginia in ruins and Tornado Outbreak in June 2008 that affected parts of the Shenandoah Valley.
- She used to play soccer in college and later, she even coached for the area’s high schools.